Research Institutions

Marsilius Kolleg

Marsilius-KollegThe Marsilius Kolleg brings together scientists from all areas of the university and nearby external research institutions to promote dialogue in research. From this emerges an interdisciplinary research network that helps evolve the potential of a research-oriented comprehensive university in a high-performance environment beyond its boundaries. [Homepage]

Central Research Institutions

BioquantHeidelberg University’s central research institutions are specialized institutions of research and teaching, providing students additional programmes of study. Generally funded by the rector’s office, these entities are not legally autonomous institutions. [More...]

Interdisciplinary Research Alliances

Gaskrater, Foto: Prof. Dr. Hans Gebhardt Interdisciplinary research alliances are academic alliances of different institutions at Heidelberg University. By going beyond disciplinary boundaries, they open up new ways of knowledge transfer. [More...]

Collaborative Research Centres

Collaborative Research Centres (CRC), funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), are institutions established at the university for a period of up to twelve years that enable researchers to pursue innovative research projects, crossing the boundaries of traditional subjects and disciplines. [More...]

Research Units

A Research Unit funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) is made up of a team of outstanding researchers of the university, partly in cooperation with scientists and scholars of other institutions, working together on an intensive, medium-term research project (generally for six years). [More...]

Business cooperations

The “Industry on Campus” project, a cooperative effort between Heidelberg University and industry, is an important element in the university’s achievement of Excellence status. Two leading-edge clusters further enhance this cooperation. [More...]

Young Researchers

GraduiertenkollegThe Graduate Academy is building the framework for excellent and structured doctoral training at Heidelberg University. In addition to three graduate schools in the natural sciences financed by the Excellence Initiative, the university has set up the Heidelberg Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences as well as a number of structured doctoral programmes, several in cooperation with the local Max Planck Institutes and the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ).

Institutions promoting young researchers


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